Waverly is a tiny town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 661 people and just one neighborhood, Waverly is the 454th largest community in Florida.
Waverly is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Waverly is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Waverly who work in management occupations (100.00%), office and administrative support (0.00%), and sales jobs (0.00%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Waverly has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Waverly a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Waverly, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Waverly is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Waverly isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Waverly doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Waverly ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 0.00% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Waverly in 2018 was $63,608, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $254,432 for a family of four. However, Waverly contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Waverly is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Waverly home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Waverly residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Waverly include English, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, West Indian, and U.S. Virgin Islander.
The most common language spoken in Waverly is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Langs. of India.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Waverly, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Puerto Rican and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 16.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Puerto Rican ancestry and 2.4% have Eastern European ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Waverly are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the neighborhood, 39.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 22.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.2%), and 15.2% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (20.8%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the neighborhood in Waverly, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.5%). There are also a number of people of Puerto Rican ancestry (16.8%), and residents who report German roots (7.2%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (6.5%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.4%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (29.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (87.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (6.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.